WAYNE – For the second straight weekend, Wayne State College volleyball swept Concordia-St. Paul which saw the Wildcats on the move yet again in the rankings.
According to a release, WSC moved from #5 to #3 in Monday’s NCAA Division II AVCA Coaches’ Poll with 1,067 points along with seven first place votes.
The Wildcats (11-0/2-0 NSIC) swept then #3 Concordia-St. Paul on Friday before also winning in straight sets over Minnesota State-Mankato this past weekend.
#1 Tampa (39 first place votes) remained among the top spot with their 9-0 record.
Other NSIC ranked teams include #5 Concordia-St. Paul (8-2, down two spots), #6 St. Cloud State (10-0, remained the same), #7 Southwest Minnesota State (10-0, up two spots with one first place vote), #10 Minnesota Duluth (10-0, up four spots) and #23 Augustana University (9-1, up one spot). Northern State and Winona State were also receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots.
#3 Wayne State College will conclude non-conference play hosting Peru State College on Tuesday, September 13 at 6 p.m. WSC will resume league play on Friday and Saturday, September 16 – 17 visiting Upper Iowa and Winona State.
AVCA Division II Coaches Poll: Sept. 12, 2022
|Rank||School (First-Place Votes Adjusted)||Total Points Adjusted||2022 Record||Previous Week|
|3||Wayne State [Neb.] (7)||1067||11-0||5|
|6||St. Cloud State*||952||10-0||6|
|7||Southwest Minnesota State (1)*||851||10-0||9|
|12||Cal State San Bernardino||602||7-2||10|
|13||NW Missouri State||551||7-3||12|
|17||West Texas A&M||389||7-4||13|
|19||Colorado School of Mines||279||6-4||15|
|21||Colorado Mesa University||243||6-3||21|
|25||Cal Poly Pomona||67||7-1||NR|
Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Michigan Tech 54; Rockhurst 53; Cal State L.A. 52; Colorado State-Pueblo 44; Nova Southeastern 38; Quincy 34; Central Oklahoma 31; Central Washington 30; Harding 26; American International 23; Texas-Tyler 17; Azusa Pacific 15; Northern Michigan 15; Point Loma 15; Ferris State 14; Augusta University 10; Gannon 10; Grand Valley State 10; Northern State 10; Chaminade 9; Dallas Baptist 9; Davenport 9; Alaska Fairbanks 8; Clarion 8; Biola 7; Ashland 6; Eckerd 6; Sonoma State 5; Winona State 5; Oklahoma Baptist 4
10 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 62 combined points
Dropped Out: Michigan Tech 19; Gannon 25
Next Poll: Sept. 19, 2022